La vida mentirosa de los adultos/ The Lying Life of Adults

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La vida mentirosa de los adultos/ The Lying Life of Adults by Ferrante, Elena, 9781644732045
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  • ISBN: 9781644732045 | 1644732041
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/9/2020

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El libro en que se basará la serie de NETFLIX.

En la lista de los 100 libros imprescindibles del 2020 de las revistas Time y The Oprah Magazine.

LA NOVELA POR LA QUE LOS ADULTOS HACEN COLA EN LA LIBRERÍAS

La autora de la saga Dos amigas vuelve para recordarnos por qué fascina a 30 millones de lectores en 42 países y es el mayor enigma de la literatura actual.

Nápoles, en la actualidad: cuando la joven Giovanna insiste en conocer a la hermana de su padre, personaje misteriosamente borrado de las conversaciones y fotografías familiares, desencadena sin saberlo el desmoronamiento de su familia intelectual y burguesa, perfecta solo en apariencia. Una historia sobre el descubrimiento de las mentiras de los adultos, del amor y del sexo.

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Soon to be a NETFLIX Original Series.

On the Time magazine 100 must-read books of 2020.

One of the Best Books of 2020, According to O, The Oprah Magazine.

A POWERFUL NEW NOVEL set in a divided Naples by ELENA FERRANTE, the New York Times best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend and The Lost Daughter.

“There’s no doubt [the publication of The Lying Life of Adults] will be the literary event of the year.”—Elle 

Giovanna’s pretty face is changing, turning ugly, at least so her father thinks. Giovanna, he says, is looking more like her Aunt Vittoria every day. But can it be true? Is she really changing? Will she turn out like her despised Aunt Vittoria, a woman she hardly knows but whom her mother and father have spent their whole lives avoiding and deriding? There must be a mirror somewhere in which she can see herself as she truly is.

Giovanna is searching for her true reflection in two kindred cities that fear and detest one another: the Naples of the heights, which assumes a mask of refinement, and the Naples of the depths, a place of excess and vulgarity. She moves between these two cities, disoriented by the fact that, whether high or low, neither city seems to offer answers or escape.

Named one of the most influential people of the year in 2016 by TIME Magazine and frequently touted as a future Nobel Prize-winner, Elena Ferrante has become one of the world’s most read and beloved twenty-first century writers. With this new novel, she proves once again that she deserves her many accolades. In The Lying Life of Adults, readers will discover another gripping, highly addictive, and totally unforgettable Neapolitan story.

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2020
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